Certificate in Infant Development & Supported Child Development (IDSC)

Certificate in Infant Development & Supported Child Development (IDSC)


This IDSC Certificate aims to provide students with a basic foundation of the knowledge and skills needed to work with young children (birth to 9 years) with special needs and their families especially in the Infant Development Program (IDP) and the Supported Child Development program (SCD).

Early Childhood Education certificate programs are designed to enhance, deepen, and enrich the early childhood professional’s knowledge and skill in creating optimal and inclusive early learning environments, assessing children appropriately, communicating with families, and designing learning experiences to foster children’s development and learning.

Certificate programs are comprised of five 3-credit courses (15 credits total).

Find out more information about how to apply and register.

For the most up-to-date information on this program, including admissions information and program requirements, please visit the UBC Calendar.

For full details on ECE Certificate and Diploma options, visit the Early Childhood Education webpage.

Due to course and program revisions, admissions will be put on temporary hold after March 28th.
Please check back for further updates about resumption of admissions.

Apply via the Teacher Education Office




in partnership with:

EDUC This program is offered by the Early Childhood Education unit within the Faculty of Education. Learn more about ECED programs.